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Sao Tome and Principe Demographic and Health Survey 2008-2009


General Info
Original or alternative title 
São Tomé e Príncipe Inquérito Demográfico e Sanitário 2008-2009
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/2008 - 01/2009
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

Part of phase 5 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

Abortion, Absenteeism, Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Cholesterol, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Counseling, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Dietary protein, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Fruits and vegetables, Gonococcal infections, Gynecology, HIV and AIDS, Health aid, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Length of stay, Summary birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Nausea, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Pain, Parental survival, Parents, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of death, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Poverty, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Syphilis, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever, Zinc, Smokeless tobacco use, Abortive outcome, Malaria, Diarrheal diseases, Occupation codes
Suggested citation 
ICF Macro, Ministry of Health (Sao Tome and Principe), National Institute of Statistics (Sao Tome and Principe). Sao Tome and Principe Demographic and Health Survey 2008-2009. Calverton, United States: ICF Macro.